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BA (Hons)

Education & Psychology

3 years
September 2024
Foundation year available

The way we develop and learn as children underpins our entire lifespan. Our BA Education & Psychology course will give you a sound understanding of Psychology in an educational context.

Why study with us

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  • Top
    in the UK (out of 90) for student satisfaction
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  • You’ll spend part of your degree in our state-of-the-art psychology building, with its specialist video Child Observation Suite and Cognitive Laboratories.
  • You’ll get the chance to undertake a placement in an educational environment in each of the three years of your degree.
  • There are also opportunities to gain international work experience through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL).

What you'll do

  • You’ll make the most of exceptional psychology facilities. Including our child observation suite, developmental cognitive neuroscience lab and brain imaging lab.
  • You will gain an excellent insight into what teaching requires, whilst gaining valuable skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers in other fields.
  • There are opportunities to go on international trips; previously students have gone to destinations such as South Africa, Cyprus and China to study their education systems.
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Future careers

Our Education and Psychology graduates have gone on to enjoy a wide range of rewarding careers. Many work in public services with children and their families, carry out youth work, work in a teaching support role, or become a teacher (following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training).

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£17,325 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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